Top Ten Business Women in The World

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:25 Hrs
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BANGALORE: It is generally said that the business field was a man’s world, gone are those days. Today, women are handling more and more power on both sides of a business deal. As an icon of power, women represent strength, will, and grace. They have taken leadership to the next level with ease and style. Here is a list of top 10 wonder women of business:

#1.Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer, born in Wausau, Wisconsin, graduated with honors from Stanford University with a B.S. in Symbolic Systems and an M.S. in Computer Science.  In 2009, the Illinois Institute of Technology granted Mayer a honoris causa doctorate degree in recognition of her work in the field of search. Formerly, she was a long-time executive and key spokesperson for Google. Currently, Mayer is the president and CEO of Yahoo..

While working for Google, Mayer was the company's first female engineer. During her 13 years service in the company, she worked as a designer, product manager, and executive. Mayer held key roles in Google Search, Google Images, Google News, and many more. Mayer actively invests in technology companies, including crowd-sourced design retailer, Minted, live video platform, Airtime, and mobile payments processor, Square.

#2.Heather Bresch

Heather Bresch grew up around politics. Her father, Joe Manchin, is the Democratic Senator from West Virginia and a former governor. Bresch is the CEO of Mylan, a Pittsburgh-based pharmaceutical corporation that describes itself as the third largest generics and specialty pharmaceutical company in the world.

Under Ms. Bresch's leadership, Mylan has continued to expand, earning a global leader in injectable products and a new respiratory technology platform, partnering on portfolios of biologic and insulin products, entering new commercial markets and expanding its leadership in the treatment of HIV, AIDS. Ms. Bresch has supported initiatives aimed at improving product quality and removing barriers to patient access to medicine.

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